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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A tool applied to the top of the work, in distinction from a tool inserted in the anvil and on which the work is placed.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A forging-tool resembling a cold-chisel or a short thick spike, held when in use by means of a flexible handle of hazel-wood or wire. When its cutting edge is round it is called a top-fuller.


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